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Sep 2020
September 7, 2020 Institute expert quoted by Arabian Business on the GCC's interests in the U.S. presidential election.
Aug 2020
August 31, 2020 Institute expert quoted by NPR on the diplomatic normalization between Israel and the UAE.
August 25, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on Hezbollah's hand in the assassination of Saad Hariri.
August 20, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the visit of the Iraqi PM to Washington, DC.
August 19, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the New York TImes on the sale of F-35 jets to the UAE.
August 14, 2020 Institute expert quoted by POLITICO on the standoff between Turkey and Greece.
August 13, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the benefits of UAE/Israel normalization.
August 4, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on Hezbollah's drug trafficking network.
August 3, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on tensions between Turkey and the European Union.
Jul 2020
July 29, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the mysteries behind the top Iran-backed militia in Iraq.
July 24, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the AP on Erdogan's decision to turn the Hagia Sophia into a mosque.
July 19, 2020 Institute expert quoted by VOA on the effect of U.S. sanctions on Hezbollah.
July 13, 2020 Institute expert quoted by Vox on why Israel's annexation plans have stalled.
July 10, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the Christian Science Monitor on the changing shape of war in Libya.
July 9, 2020 Institute expert quoted by FOX News on the UAE's role in the blockade of Qatar.
July 3, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the Iraqi PM's efforts to rein in Iran-backed militias.
July 3, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the LA Times on the problems with Israel's annexation plan.
July 2, 2020 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on the delay of Israel's annexation plans.
Jun 2020
June 29, 2020 Institute expert quoted by Agence France-Presse on the detainment of pro-Iran fighters in Iraq.
June 28, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on the issues behind Green Without Borders.
June 25, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on new cooperation between Israel and the UAE.
June 24, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the Guardian on the strength of Turkey's political opposition.
June 24, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on the U.S. decision whether to support Israel's annexation plans.
June 19, 2020 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on tensions between Russia and Turkey in Libya.
June 16, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the risks of Israel's annexation plans.
June 9, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the Financial Times on a rise in ISIS attacks in Iraq
June 7, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the Trump administration's Iran policy.
June 6, 2020 Institute expert quoted by VOA on the risks of COVID-19 and ISIS in Iraq.
May 2020
May 10, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on another Iranian naval accident.
May 6, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Iraq's new prime minister.
Mar 2020
March 12, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the National on the qualifications of the new UN envoy to Libya.
March 12, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the National Review on the role of Islam in Iran's coronavirus outbreak.
March 3, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the Trump peace plan's consequences for Jordan.
March 2, 2020 Institute expert quoted by Vox on the role of U.S. support in altering Turkey's actions in Idlib.
Feb 2020
February 28, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the Financial Times on Erdogan's endgame in Idlib.
February 28, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the National on the nexus of artificial intelligence and Middle East conflict.
February 26, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the National on the market for Iranian goods in Lebanon.
February 19, 2020 Institute expert quoted by Al-Monitor on the G-20 business summit in Saudi Arabia.
February 18, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on Vice President Joe Biden's role in foreign policy-making.
February 16, 2020 Institute expert quoted by Haaretz on the role of the ICC in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
February 14, 2020 Institute expert quoted by NBC News on Russia's absence in recent fighting in Idlib.
February 12, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the Times of Israel on the potential for a non-aggression pact between the Arab states and Israel.
February 12, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Turkey's interest in a "safe zone" in northeastern Syria.
February 12, 2020 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on the economic incentives for a two-state solution.
February 6, 2020 Institute expert quoted by Al Monitor on European interest in getting the U.S. and Iran to the negotiating table.
February 4, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the power dynamics in Yemen.
February 4, 2020 Institute expert quoted by Voice of America on a potential Islamic State resurgence.
February 3, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the roll-out of the Trump peace plan.
Jan 2020
January 30, 2020 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on Iran-backed militia activity in Iraq.
January 29, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the Star Tribune on the fallout from Saudi Arabia's alleged hacking of Jeff Bezos.
January 27, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the Trump administration's Middle East peace plan.
January 25, 2020 Institute expert quoted by Agence France-Presse on the domestic context for rolling out a peace plan.
January 23, 2020 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on the risks of releasing a Middle East peace plan at this time.
January 21, 2020 Institute expert quoted by Al Monitor on the future of Shia militias in Iraq.
January 18, 2020 Institute expert quoted by Deutsche Welle on Turkey's activity in Libya.
January 16, 2020 Institute expert quoted by Vox on Iran's nuclear program.
January 15, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the Christian Science Monitor about the Israeli perspective on recent Iran-US tensions.
January 14, 2020 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on how the Persian Gulf countries are seeing recent moves by Iran and the U.S.
January 12, 2020 Institute expert quoted by NPR on the Russian strategy in Iraq.
January 11, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the job ahead for the new Sultan of Oman.
January 10, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on Iran's proxy capabilities.
January 8, 2020 Institute fellow quoted by Foreign Policy on Russia's role in the Middle East.
January 6, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on what a post-Soleimani IRGC would look like.
January 5, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the views of Gulf allies in recent tensions with Iran.
January 4, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on Iran's proxy allies in political positions.
January 4, 2020 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on how conflict with Iran will affect the effort to defeat ISIS.
January 2, 2020 Institute expert quoted by Axios on Erdogan's gamble in Libya.
January 1, 2020 Institute expert appeared on FOX News to talk about Shia militia activity in Iraq.
Dec 2019
December 31, 2019 Institute expert appeared on PBS NewsHour to speak on what the Iraqi people want from their government.
December 27, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on ISIS activity in Nigeria.
December 24, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the National on the state of the Arab-Israeli peace process.
December 19, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Jerusalem Post on the impact of U.S. impeachment proceedings on the U.S.-Israel relationship.
December 17, 2019 Institute expert interviewed by Bombshell podcast on Syria Study Group recommendaitons.
December 17, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on the reduction of U.S. diplomats in Baghdad.
December 16, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Al Monitor on recent tensions between Israel and Jordan.
December 10, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Agence France-Presse on the increasing influence of tribal groups in Iraq.
December 9, 2019 Institute expert quoted by ABC6 on how the Pensacola shooting could affect U.S.-Saudi relations.
December 6, 2019 Institute expert quoted by The National on U.S. sanctions on Iraqi Shia militia leaders.
December 4, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the opposition to a U.S.-Israel defense pact.
December 3, 2019 Institute expert appeared on NPR to speak on the value of NATO in counter-terrorism.
December 2, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the National on the release of U.S. aid to Lebanon.
Nov 2019
November 22, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the LA Times on Netanyahu's fight for political survival.
November 20, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on Saudi foreign policy with Yemen and Oman.
November 19, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the Trump administration's plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace.
November 18, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the security and legality of West Bank settlements.
November 15, 2019 Institute expert quoted by JNS on how the U.S. would react to an arms deal between Egypt and Russia.
November 14, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Christian Science Monitor on the divide between the White House and Congress on Turkey policy.
November 8, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Atlantic on the power vacuum along the Turkish-Syrian border.
November 5, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Vox on recent unrest in Baghdad.
November 1, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on the anti-Iran feelings fueling recent protests in Iraq and Lebanon.
Oct 2019
October 31, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the replacement for ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
October 28, 2019 Institute expert appeared on PRI's The World to talk about how ISIS supporters are reacting to the death of their leader.
October 27, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New Yorker on the replacement for ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
October 25, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Al Monitor on the continuation of U.S. military aid to Lebanon.
October 23, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the next stage of Syria's civil war.
October 23, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Agence France-Presse on the replacement of Saudi Arabia's foreign minister.
October 23, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on Turkish-Russian relations.
October 21, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on U.S. energy priorities in Syria.
October 21, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Jerusalem Post on Shia militia strategy for gaining influence in Iraq and Lebanon.
October 18, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Agence France-Presse on U.S.-YPG relations.
October 14, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Time Magazine on U.S. credibility abroad following its withdrawal from Syria.
October 14, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Examiner on recent U.S. sanctions on Turkey.
October 9, 2019 Institute expert quoted by NBC News on the possibility of an ISIS resurgence in Syria.
October 8, 2019 Institute expert quoted by PBS NewsHour on how the Turkish invasion will affect the ISIS detainee camps in Syria.
October 7, 2019 Institute expert appeared on NPR to talk about Netanyahu's struggles to form a government.
October 7, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Erdogan's plans for Northeastern Syria.
October 5, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the National Interest on the U.S. military's relationship with Syrian Kurdish fighters.
October 3, 2019 Institute expert appeared on the Warcast to talk about competing narratives in the war in Yemen.
October 2, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on American reactions to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Sep 2019
September 30, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on Russia's grand strategy in the Middle East.
September 27, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on Trump's Middle East policy after the strike on Saudi Aramco facilities.
September 26, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on Iraq's attempts to rein in Iran-backed militias.
September 23, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on Turkey's animosity with the Syrian Democratic Forces.
September 22, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on the need to re-establish deterrence between the U.S. and Iran.
September 19, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on Benny Gantz's role in Israeli politics.
September 18, 2019 Institute expert quoted by POLITICO on the balance between intelligence secrecy and public accountability.
September 17, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on John Bolton's effect on the National Security Council.
September 17, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on Israeli politics and Netanyahu's legal proceedings.
September 16, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on Iran's regional strategy.
September 14, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on the Houthi's next moves in Yemen.
September 12, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Turkey's relationship with the U.S. in the Middle East.
September 11, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on the future of a two-state solution.
September 10, 2019 Institute expert appeared on NPR to speak on Saudi Aramco's Initial Public Offering (IPO).
September 9, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the National Interest on Erdogan's calculus for wanting nuclear power.
September 6, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on Palestinian leverage in possible peace negotiations.
September 4, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on Hezbollah's weapons development.
September 4, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the calculus behind U.S. nuclear negotiations with Iran.
September 1, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Al Monitor on the rollout of the U.S. vision for Middle East peace.
Aug 2019
August 31, 2019 Institute expert quoted by CNN on the competing priorities in the conflict in Yemen.
August 30, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on the role of the U.S. ambassador to Israel.
August 29, 2019 Institute expert quoted by AFP on the likelihood of an independent southern Yemen.
August 26, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Telegraph on the targets of recent Israeli strikes.
August 11, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the LA Times on the consequences of an Emirati withdrawal from Yemen.
August 8, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the National Interest on Turkey's push for a safe zone in Syria.
August 7, 2019 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss the Emirati withdrawal from Yemen.
August 3, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Times of Israel on the results of new Palestinian public opinion polling.
August 2, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Al Monitor on the relation between Hezbollah's finances and political support.
August 1, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on recent violence in Yemen.
Jul 2019
July 30, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on Hezbollah's recent activities.
July 26, 2019 Institute expert quoted by AFP on Bahrain's geopolitical priorities.
July 24, 2019 Institute expert appeared on "Intelligence Matters" to talk about the prospects for an "ultimate deal".
July 23, 2019 Institute expert quoted by McClatchy about the policy consequences of a lack of Arab media freedom.
July 22, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Star Tribune about the need to mobilize diplomacy to ease tensions with Iran.
July 19, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Financial Times on Iran's calculus for escalating tensions with the U.S.
July 18, 2019 Institute expert appeared on NPR's "Throughline" to discuss major conflicts in the Iran-U.S. relationship.
July 18, 2019 Institute expert appeared on Bloomberg TV to discuss the latest in tensions between Iran and the U.S.
July 17, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Al Monitor on the recent murders of Turkish diplomats in Erbil.
July 17, 2019 Institute expert quoted by POLITICO on the fallout of Turkey's expulsion from the U.S.-led F-35 consortium.
July 16, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the National on the future of the peace process in Yemen.
July 12, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on the consequences of Turkey's decision to purchase S-400s from Russia.
July 12, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Fox News about the fragile state of the Jordanian economy.
July 11, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the National on the illegal activities of Hezbollah politicians in Lebanon.
July 11, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the UAE withdrawal from the conflict in Yemen.
July 10, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on the strategic challenges in countering Russian aggression.
July 7, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on the security threat of economic insolvency in the Palestinian Authority.
July 3, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Christian Science Monitor on the threat of Russia in Turkey's history.
July 2, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Voice of America on the role of regional allied militias in Iranian defense policy.
July 1, 2019 Institute expert quoted by POLITICO on the Russian state's narrative in foreign operations.
Jun 2019
June 30, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on the reception of the Saudi Crown Prince at the G20 gathering of world leaders.
June 27, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Agence-France Presse on the potential Iranian response to a limited US strike.
June 26, 2019 Institute expert appeared on NPR to speak about takeaways from the recent U.S.-led conference in Bahrain.
June 24, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New Yorker on the messaging behind new sanctions on Iran.
June 23, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Erdogan's party's defeat in the repeat Istanbul mayoral election.
June 22, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Financial Times on recent White House economic proposals for the Palestinians.
June 20, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on the manageability of recent tensions between Iran and the U.S.
June 17, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Newsweek on the Houthi rebels' use of landmine in the war in Yemen.
June 16, 2019 Institute expert appeared on FOX News to discuss how the U.S. can use international allies to deter Iran.
June 14, 2019 Institute expert quoted by POLITICO about Iran's strategic calculus regarding confrontation with the U.S.
June 13, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Jerusalem Post about whether Israeli PM Netanyahu intends to annex settlements in the West Bank.
June 12, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the National on the fallout from the sudden resignation of the Yemeni foreign minister.
June 6, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Atlantic on the risks of escalation with Iran.
June 3, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on the pragmatism of Hamas' military leaders.
June 1, 2019 Institute experts quoted by the New York Times on the release of a peace plan in the wake of a new election in Israel.
May 2019
May 30, 2019 Institute expert appeared on PBS NewsHour about the dissolution of the Israeli parliament and the new elections.
May 29, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Reuters about the consequences of Turkey purchasing a Russian missile system.
May 27, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal for his mapping of Iran-aligned militia groups across the region.
May 23, 2019 Institute expert quoted by AP on the prospect of Iran negotiating with the U.S.
May 19, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the rollout of the Trump administration's Middle East peace plan.
May 18, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the effect of U.S. sanctions on Hezbollah's ability to raise funds.
May 17, 2019 Institute expert appeared on BBC's "The Briefing Room" to speak about tensions between Iran and the US.
May 16, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Iran's strategic thinking.
May 14, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on the relationship between Iran and Houthi rebels in Yemen.
May 8, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Atlantic on the threat posed by Iran-backed militias in Iraq.
May 6, 2019 Institute experts quoted by the New York Times on recent escalations between Gaza-controlled Hamas and Israel.
May 6, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Erdogan's call to re-do elections in Istanbul.
May 3, 2019 Institute expert quoted by POLITICO on the prospects for success in a Middle East peace plan.
Apr 2019
April 30, 2019 Institute expert quoted by ABC7-WJLA on the evolving threat of ISIS.
April 29, 2019 Institute expert quoted by The New Yorker on ISIS leader al-Baghdadi's first on-camera appearance in five years.
April 24, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on Sen. Menendez's efforts to block an arms deal with Saudi Arabia.
April 22, 2019 Institute expert quoted by PolitiFact on U.S. presidents' approaches to the legality of Israeli settlements.
April 19, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on President Trump's approach to Libya.
April 17, 2019 Institute expert interviewed for VOA Persian about Israel's strategy to counter Iran's military presence in the region.
April 15, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on Turkey's role in U.S. policy in the Eastern Mediterranean.
April 14, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on Netanyahu's strategy regarding the Trump peace plan and annexation.
April 12, 2019 Institute expert quoted by CNBC on the U.S. FTO designation of the IRGC.
April 10, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the political challenges of Netanyahu's pending indictments.
April 8, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Netanyahu's election promise to annex parts of the West Bank.
April 8, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on possible consequences of designating the IRGC as a terrorist organization.
April 6, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Al Jazeera on possible personal sanctions against politicians connected to Hezbollah.
April 3, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Al Monitor on the effect of Algerian president Bouteflika's resignation.
April 2, 2019 Institute expert quoted by The New Yorker on the meaning of Erdogan's loss of Istanbul in recent mayoral elections.
April 1, 2019 Institute expert quoted by The National Interest on the effect of sanctions on Iran's leadership.
Mar 2019
March 26, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on Iranian entrenchment in Syria.
March 23, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the remnants of ISIS.
March 21, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the consequences of Trump's recognition of the Golan Heights as Israeli.
March 20, 2019 Institute expert featured in Circa special on the 15th anniversary of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
March 18, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the National on Sec. Pompeo's top interests in Lebanon.
March 15, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Israel and Hamas' attempts to de-escalate recent tensions.
March 12, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg about Algerian president Bouteflika's political strategy.
March 8, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post about how the U.S. should view the Saudi crown prince and his reform efforts.
March 6, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the National about the State Dept. terrorist designation of Iraqi Shiite militia Harakat Al Nujaba.
March 4, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Axios about how to navigate Washington's strained relations with the Saudi Arabian Crown Prince.
March 2, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Israeli PM Netanyahu's fight for political survival.
Feb 2019
February 26, 2019 Institute experts quoted by the New York Times on financial incentives within the Trump administration's peace plan.
February 25, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on why Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif attempted to resign.
February 22, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on the Saudi crown prince's trip to Asia.
February 20, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the World Politics Review on Palestinian unity government collapse.
February 16, 2019 Institute expert quoted by CNN on the timing of the Trump administration's peace plan.
February 14, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Financial Times on Iraq's fragile recovery post-ISIS.
February 11, 2019 Institute expert quoted by NPR on the consequences of President Erdogan's push to create a more religious Turkey.
February 8, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on Saudi Arabia's public relations strategy.
February 6, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Media Line on Egyptian President Sisi's coverage in Western media.
February 4, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the U.S.-Iraq military partnership in defeating ISIS.
February 1, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Hezbollah's influence in the Lebanese government.
Jan 2019
January 28, 2019 Institute experts quoted by Foreign Policy on the unintended consequences of the U.S. troop withdrawal from Syria.
January 21, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on ISIS's targeted assassination campaign in Iraq.
January 18, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post about American politicians' views on Middle East policy.
January 16, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Financial Times about the ISIS attack on U.S. soldiers in Manbij, Syria.
January 14, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on a potential safe zone in Syria.
January 12, 2019 Institute expert quoted by the LA Times on Gulf states' foreign policy and U.S. engagement in the region.
January 11, 2019 Institute expert quoted by CNN on the impact of Syria policy confusion on U.S. allies.
January 7, 2019 Institute expert quoted by POLITICO on the timing of Sec. Pompeo's speech in Cairo.
January 3, 2019 Institute expert quoted by Al Monitor on U.S. military aid to the Lebanese Armed Forces.
Dec 2018
December 26, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the National on the U.S. relationship with the UAE.
December 24, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Jerusalem Post on the U.S. role in a future Middle East Peace Process.
December 22, 2018 Institute experts quoted by CNBC on President Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria.
December 19, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Turkey's compulsion to control northeastern Syria.
December 17, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Houthi attacks on fishing boats in the Red Sea.
December 14, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Agence France-Presse on the ceasefire agreement in Yemen.
December 11, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg about the potential for escalation between Israel and Hezbollah.
December 6, 2018 Institute expert quoted by ABC News on the options for Congressional action on Saudi Arabia.
December 4, 2018 Insituite expert quoted by The National on upcoming UN talks about the future of Western Sahara.
Nov 2018
November 27, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on the Saudi crown prince's advisors.
November 25, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the LA Times on Turkey's use of government policy and resources to embrace a more conservative Islam.
November 21, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the National on how U.S. sanctions on Iran affect Hezbollah's economy.
November 18, 2018 Institute expert appeared on CNN International to speak about the Houthi's call for a ceasefire in the war in Yemen.
November 13, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times about the prospect of a peace settlement following a weekend of violence in Gaza.
November 9, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Star Tribune about Iran's reactions to the Trump administration's maximum pressure campaign.
November 7, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Financial Times about the use of Turkish Airlines as a tool to expand Turkey's influence.
November 5, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the limited impact of U.S. sanctions on Iran.
November 3, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post about the newest round of U.S. sanctions on Iran.
Oct 2018
October 31, 2018 Institute expert quoted by BuzzFeed News on the ISIS assassination campaign in Iraq against local Sunni leaders.
October 28, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed's promise to discredit religious extremism.
October 26, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on what Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's visit to Oman means for his peace strategy.
October 25, 2018 Institute expert appeared on BBC Radio to speak about how the culprit behind recent mailed pipe bombs will be caught.
October 23, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Turkish President Erdogan's efforts to undermine Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed.
October 19, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New Yorker on U.S. policy toward Saudi Arabia and its crown prince.
October 18, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Boston Herald on the structural problems in the U.S.-Saudi relationship.
October 17, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on concerns about Saudi Arabia's leadership in the wake of Khashoggi's disappearance.
October 15, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Atlantic on the domestic Turkish dynamics of the diplomatic crisis with Saudi Arabia.
October 12, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the strategic value of not sanctioning SWIFT in pursuit of isolating Iran.
October 12, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the foiled Iranian terrorist plots in Europe.
October 11, 2018 Institute expert featured on Slate's The Gist podcast about the conflict in Yemen.
October 7, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on Saudi-Turkish relations in the wake of Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance.
October 4, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the interaction between the Iranian economy and U.S. policy.
October 1, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on divisions in the vote for a new Iraqi president.
Sep 2018
September 28, 2018 Institute expert quoted by ABC News on the U.S. Consulate in Basra closing.
September 25, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on the U.S.'s diplomatic strategy against Iran.
September 24, 2018 Institute expert quoted by CBS News on the Palestinian perspective on the Trump administration's Israeli-Palestinian peace plan.
September 22, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on popular opposition to Syrian refugees in Turkey.
September 19, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on the importance of Jordanian internal security.
September 17, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the benefit of a 'demilitarized zone' in Syria for Turkish foreign relations.
September 13, 2018 Institute expert quoted by JNS on the prospect of a Palestinian-Jordanian confederation.
September 11, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the evolution of ISIS.
September 10, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on the administration's strategy with PLO leaders.
September 8, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on radicalization in Tunisia's prisons.
September 6, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on the Trump administration's policy with the Palestinians.
September 4, 2018 Institute expert appeared on PBS's Amanpour to speak about what may be coming in Idlib.
September 3, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Telegraph on Iranian arms transfers and their threat to Israel.
Aug 2018
August 30, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New Yorker on the state of ISIS in Iraq.
August 29, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Atlantic on Iran's long-term strategy against Israel.
August 27, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on Defense Secretary Mattis' influence on Persian Gulf affairs.
August 27, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on a U.S.-Saudi deal that would limit civilian casualties in the war in Yemen.
August 23, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Christian Science Monitor on how U.S. economic sanctions strengthens Turkish president Erdogan.
August 22, 2018 Institute expert quoted by CBS News on Secretary Pompeo's policy priorities at the State Department.
August 20, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Axios on the political impasse between the U.S. and Turkey amid the detention of an American pastor.
August 16, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on the creation of an Iran Action Group at the U.S. State Department.
August 14, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Lawfare on the recent Saudi airstrike in Yemen.
August 13, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on the utility of sanctions in American foreign relations.
August 10, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on the causes of heightened tensions between the U.S. and Turkey.
August 9, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on recent strikes in the Gaza Strip and Southern Israel.
August 6, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on the effect of Libyan instability on Tunisian security.
August 3, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Minneapolis Star Tribune on Iranian domestic political vulnerability.
Jul 2018
July 31, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the National on the impact of U.S. sanctions on Iran.
July 27, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on recent tensions between the U.S. and Turkey.
July 26, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the National Review on the growing relationship between Russia and Egypt.
July 24, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Vanity Fair on Iran's multidimensional threat to the Middle East.
July 23, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on U.S. policy toward Iran.
July 20, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Hamas' strategy in Gaza.
July 20, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Yahoo News on the legal authority necessary to confront Iran in Syria.
July 17, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the resurgence of ISIS in Iraq.
July 16, 2018 Institute expert quoted by McClatchy on the diplomatic ramifications of the Helsinki summit.
July 15, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New Yorker on potential outcomes of the Trump-Putin Helsinki summit.
July 12, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Jerusalem Post on Russia's role in the Syrian conflict.
July 11, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the National on terror attacks in Tunisia
July 9, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Turkish parliamentary politics.
July 8, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on Emirati military operations in Yemen.
July 5, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Jerusalem Post on the role of Israel in American politics.
July 5, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on Iranian strategy in Syria.
July 2, 2018 Institute expert quoted by The National on U.S. plans to coordinate Iran sanctions with Gulf allies.
Jun 2018
June 28, 2018 Institute expert quoted by The Economist on Turkey's election results.
June 27, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Al Monitor on the Trump administration's relations with the Palestinian Authority.
June 26, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the international response to U.S. sanctions on the Iranian oil market.
June 25, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Washington Post on Turkish politics in the wake of Erdogan's reelection.
June 24, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the Middle East peace process.
June 24, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Turkish PM Erodgan's reelection.
June 23, 2018 Institute expert appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss Turkey's presidential and parliamentary elections.
June 22, 2018 Institute expert quoted by AP on Iraq's election recount.
June 21, 2018 Institute expert appeared on PBS to discuss the Turkish elections.
June 19, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the upcoming Turkish election.
June 19, 2018 Institute expert quoted by AFP on airstrike on the Iraqi-Syrian border.
June 15, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the Saudi-led coalition's military operation in Hodeidah.
June 14, 2018 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss F-35 sales to Turkey.
June 14, 2018 Institute expert appeared on BBC Newshour to discuss the crisis in Yemen.
June 10, 2018 Institute expert quoted by AFP on Gulf economic aid offered to Jordan.
June 8, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Vice News on Russia's military presence in Syria.
June 5, 2018 Institute expert appeared on PRI's "The World" to discuss the impending siege on the Yemeni port of Hodeidah.
June 4, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Financial Times on Iranian nuclear enrichment post-JCPOA.
June 4, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on U.S. military assistance to the Lebanese Armed Forces.
May 2018
May 30, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Al Arabiya on the Trump administration's Middle East policy.
May 26, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Times of Israel on views of Israel in Saudi media.
May 23, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on Turkey's recent currency problems.
May 20, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr's electoral success.
May 17, 2018 Institute experts appeared on NPR to discuss violence on the Israel-Gaza border.
May 16, 2018 Institute expert quoted by The Atlantic on Iraq's election results.
May 14, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Financial Times on Europe's post-JCPOA path.
May 9, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the Trump administration's post-JCPOA Iran policy.
May 8, 2018 Institute expert quoted by The National on Europe's reaction to the U.S. JCPOA withdrawal.
May 7, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on how Iran benefits from Hezbollah's electoral victories in Lebanon.
May 3, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on U.S. military assistance to Saudi forces in the Yemen war.
Apr 2018
April 30, 2018 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss whether or not the Trump administration will withdraw from the Iran deal.
April 26, 2018 Institute expert quoted by AFP on Turkey's opposition parties' strategy in the June election.
April 25, 2018 Institute experts quoted by Bloomberg on French President Macron's case for not withdrawing from the JCPOA.
April 23, 2018 Institute expert quoted by NBC News on French President Macron's Washington visit.
April 19, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on Turkey's upcoming snap elections.
April 19, 2018 Institute expert quoted by NPR on Russia's efforts to repatriate the children of ISIS members.
April 16, 2018 Institute expert appeared on C-SPAN's Washington Journal to discuss U.S. strikes in Syria.
April 15, 2018 Institute expert appeared on CBS Face the Nation to discuss the U.S. strategy in Syria.
April 14, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Syria's chemical weapons program.
April 12, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on U.S. response to the Syrian chemical weapons attack.
April 8, 2018 Institute expert quoted by AFP on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's U.S. tour.
April 5, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on Russia and Turkey's plans to shape post-war Syria.
April 3, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on a Bahraini bank's efforts to flout sanctions.
April 3, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on the Trump administration's Iran policy.
Mar 2018
March 30, 2018 Institute experts quoted in The Hill on American investments in the Palestinian Authority Security Forces.
March 28, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on how sanctions would be reimposed on Iran should the U.S. walk away from the JCPOA.
March 27, 2018 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss the expulsion of Russian diplomats from Western countries.
March 26, 2018 Institute expert appeared on PBS to discuss the appointment of John Bolton as national security advisor.
March 23, 2018 Institute expert was quoted by Bloomberg on recent national security position departures in the Trump administration.
March 20, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on the Israeli bombing of a Syrian nuclear reactor in 2007.
March 18, 2018 Institute expert quoted by AFP on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's upcoming Washington visit.
March 15, 2018 Institute expert quoted by The Atlantic on the status of the Syrian civil war after seven years.
March 11, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Los Angeles Times on sectarian and ethnic rifts in Iraq.
March 4, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on internet censorship in Turkey.
March 3, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's upcoming Washington visit.
Feb 2018
February 28, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Los Angeles Times on the North Korea-Syria defense relationship.
February 26, 2018 Institute expert quoted by CNBC on Saudi military leadership shakeup.
February 21, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on the disintegration of press freedom in Lebanon.
February 19, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on Iran's Mahan Air evading sanctions to buy airplane parts.
February 17, 2018 Institute expert quoted by The Atlantic on recent efforts to raise funds for Iraq's reconstruction.
February 14, 2018 Institute expert quoted by The Atlantic on the next phase of the Syrian civil war.
February 10, 2018 Institute expert cited in the Wall Street Journal on the deterioration of Lebanon's political freedoms.
February 10, 2018 Institute experts quoted by the New York Times on the downing of an Israeli F-16 near the Israeli-Syrian border.
February 6, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on Qatar's increased lobbying efforts in Washington.
February 2, 2018 Institute expert quoted by AFP on the war in Yemen.
Jan 2018
January 31, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on U.S. sanctions on Hamas.
January 31, 2018 Institute expert quoted by The Atlantic on the friction between Qatar and the GCC.
January 23, 2018 Institute expert quoted by AP on Vice President Pence's visit to Israel.
January 23, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Turkey's assault on Afrin in Syria.
January 21, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on Vice President Pence's Middle East trip.
January 18, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Cipher Brief on the U.S.-Turkey relationship.
January 16, 2018 Institute expert quoted by New York Times on U.S.-Kurdish cooperation in Syria.
January 12, 2018 Institute expert quoted by New York Times on the Trump administration's vision for the Iran nuclear deal.
January 12, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Politico on the future of the Iran nuclear deal.
January 10, 2018 Institute expert quoted in Foreign Policy on the Islamic State's possible resurgence.
January 8, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Politico on the Trump administration's options regarding the Iran deal.
January 4, 2018 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss the Iran protests.
January 4, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on the protests in Iran.
January 1, 2018 Institute expert quoted by CNN on the U.S. policy response to the Iran protests.
Dec 2017
December 28, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on EU-Turkish relations.
December 27, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Turkey's Syria strategy.
December 23, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Turkey's upcoming elections.
December 22, 2017 Institute expert appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss the war in Yemen.
December 21, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on the UN vote regarding the Trump administration's Jerusalem announcement.
December 18, 2017 Institute expert quoted by USA Today on the continued American military presence in Iraq following the defeat of ISIS.
December 16, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Business Insider on Saudi Arabia's military capabilities.
December 14, 2017 Institute expert quoted by USA Today on U.S.-supplied weapons captured by ISIS in Syria.
December 9, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on Vice President Pence's upcoming trip to the Middle East.
December 8, 2017 Institute expert quoted in New York Times on Turkish President Erdogan's visit to Greece.
December 8, 2017 Institute experts appeared on NPR to discuss the Palestinian view on the Trump administration's Jerusalem announcement.